"In celebration of the 100th birthday of Charles Eames, I want an Eames Plywood Elephant [a limited edition elephant shaped wooden stool]. It was designed in 1945 but never released for distribution." $2,007; eamesgallery.com

"It's extravagant, but I want a FlatPak House [the custom designed prefab house made famous by its ads in Dwell magazine]. Great for those looking for a lifestyle change." From $200 per square foot; flatpakhouse.com

"The Jet by Cirrus Design is a single turbine engine personal jet with simple design an affordable [relatively] alternative for private air and general innovation." Holding deposit: $100,000; the-jet.com

"I often dream what life would be like if I had a personal assistant. Nabaztag [a Wi -Fi enabled smart rabbit figurine that does menial tasks such as reading you your email] may be better no attitude or salary." $175; nabaztag.com

"I need a bag for my laptop and other tech gadgets to charge them without a plug. The Voltaic Solar Bag comes wired with three solar panels." $229; voltaicsystems.com

"A Buslink BusDrive pro 2 series 32 GB flash drive is big enough to hold everything I need to carry that's digital. I can put 30 movies on it, which is a lot easier to carry than 30 DVDs." $1,992; compusa.com

"I'd like unlimited stays at Yotel [a high design hourly hotel chain currently found in U.K. airports but spreading]. They've done away with the gratuitous rubbish you pay for at city hotels." From $51 for four hours; yotel.com

"The AirScooter [an 11 foot-by 7 foot lightweight open air chopper] can take off vertically and be flown by a relative novice. Basically, this thing is your own personal helicopter." Price to be determined; airscooter.com

"A High Definition Golf simulator from Interactive Sports Technologies." Life size digital images and satellite data recreate 3-D championship courses. "It's a terrific way to work on your game year-round." $39,500; istgolf.com

"I want Stranglehold for the Xbox 360. It s a video game by John Woo -- a fanboy dream made reality." $60; strangleholdgame.com

"I want a box of macaroons in assorted flavors from Ladurée in Paris [a bakery famous for its Pantone-hued macaroons in wild flavors like pepper java and lime basil]. Really delicious -- and beautiful." $49; laduree.fr

"If you have $2,000 burning a hole in your pocket, well, here's something: The Sonar, a 405 nanometer near-ultra-violet laser pointer from Wicked Lasers. Anyone who needs to ask why doesn't get lasers." $2,000; wickedlasers.com

Click here to preview the new Fast Company

Want to try out the new FastCompany.com?

If you’d like to return to the previous design, click the yellow button on the lower left corner.

Wish List: Gifts Business Leaders Want

"In celebration of the 100th birthday of Charles Eames, I want an Eames Plywood Elephant [a limited edition elephant shaped wooden stool]. It was designed in 1945 but never released for distribution." $2,007; eamesgallery.com

Add New Comment

0 Comments